Compositional Reasoning for Probabilistic Finite-State Behaviors

  • Yuxin Deng
  • Catuscia Palamidessi
  • Jun Pang
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3838)


We study a process algebra which combines both nondeterministic and probabilistic behavior in the style of Segala and Lynch’s simple probabilistic automata. We consider strong bisimulation and observational equivalence, and provide complete axiomatizations for a language that includes parallel composition and (guarded) recursion. The presence of the parallel composition introduces various technical difficulties and some restrictions are necessary in order to achieve complete axiomatizations.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuxin Deng
    • 1
  • Catuscia Palamidessi
    • 2
  • Jun Pang
    • 2
  1. 1.INRIA Sophia-Antipolis and Université Paris 7France
  2. 2.INRIA Futurs and LIX, École PolytechniqueFrance

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